• Leader: Aggression on Sheikh Isa Qassim will backfire on Bahrain 2016-06-27 13:24

    Leader: Aggression on Sheikh Isa Qassim will backfire on Bahrain

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in a meeting on Saturday with a group of families of martyrs of the June 28, 1981 blast at the Islamic Republic Party headquarters as well as families of combatants who embraced martyrdom fighting holy shrines in Syria, praised the "faith, combat, valor and high cognition of martyrs" and "patience and steadfastness of the esteemed families of martyrs". Describing the martyrs as the pillars of strength and power of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s establishment, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said: "The only way for Islamic Iran to make progress is to revive the revolutionary and combative spirit."

  • Saudis set strict conditions for Iran only: Hajj official

    Saudis set strict conditions for Iran only: Hajj official

    TEHRAN – Tehran has categorically rejected claims by the Saudis that the draft contract for Hajj pilgrimage that they had proposed to the Iranian side was the same as Riyadh had offered to other Islamic countries, saying nothing could be further from the truth.

  • Many great Persian poets influenced by Imam Ali (AS): scholar

    Many great Persian poets influenced by Imam Ali (AS): scholar

    TEHRAN -- Seyyed Mohammad-Mehdi Jafari, the author of “The Nahj-ul-Balagha’s Impact on Poets Who Lived from the Seventh Century to Nine Century AH”, has said that many great Persian poets, including Ferdowsi, Attar, Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi, Sadi and Hafez, were strongly influenced by the discourses of Imam Ali (AS).    

  • Hamid Sourian on verge of missing Olympics

    Hamid Sourian on verge of missing Olympics

    TEHRAN – Olympics gold medallist Hamid Sourian is on the verge of missing out on the 2016 Olympic Games.